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Bait House

) #11 of 501 Restaurants in Clearwater €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
45 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767-2003
+1 727-446-8134
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (55 reviews)
“corvina” (14 reviews)
“tuna tacos” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
45 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767-2003
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A local told us about this place. We really enjoyed this place. Looks are deceiving. We enjoyed fresh fish sandwiches while watching folks return from their fishing trips. Then the staff cooked their fish up fir them. Awesome place hidden in plain site on the...More

Thank serranofj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we walked along the Marina to the Bait house, I admit I was a little dubious. You approach through a quaint little shop and emerge at the bar of the restaurant which has a small dining area on a deck over the marina water....More

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place on the water to get a light meal or snack. You can' go wrong with anything on the menu. Burgers and sandwich are reasonably priced and very tasty. Beer and drinks are reasonable.

Thank rwbw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate hear with my niece before visiting the aquarium. Great service, great food, great atmosphere. Fish tacos, tuna nachos, fish cakes ...All so fresh and tasty. Too bad I don't live in Clearwater! I'd be here all the time.

Thank sarasota960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, freshly caught catch of the day, superb menu. Sat outside on the deck watching the sun go down. A must try if in Clearwater.

Thank Hath2802
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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best food and staff. Try the smoked fish spread with the jalapeno jam, the fish tacos, or drunken shrimp. Loved it!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you weren't looking for this place you would just walk by and not realize what a treasure it is. It's worth finding. As you walk through the door, there is a bait and tackle shop. The gold is on the other side of it....More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cold beer and great food, what more can a girl ask for! An individual restaurant not a chain, this was the second time I have visited this restaurant, last time it was great and it didn't disappoint this time either. Do make the effort to...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointing. $15 meal and left hungry. I was told the shrimp tacos were not spicy so I ordered them, well the two tiny tacos were served with very spicy sauces and beans that I could not eat. My husband liked the spicy part but...More

Thank m b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of locals said this was where the locals go, so we figured it had to be good and it didn't disappoint. It's a typical Florida-on-the-pier fish house. It was outdoors with not much shade. At 6ish it was still sunny and hot. Fresh...More

Thank Pjslw
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they serve crab or lobster
Denise M
21 August 2016|
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Response from Rachel P | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can. A large party was dining when we last visited.
Denise M
21 August 2016|
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Response from dcline1 | Reviewed this property |
No the bait house is basically under the Causeway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-446-8134
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